The GE40 2OC-008US 14" Gaming Notebook Computer from MSI features a brushed aluminum interior and exterior design for a thin yet solid build. Paired together with the red LED lights on the lid, the MSI GE40 is a portable gaming computer that is both professional and aggressive.
The 14" HD+ display features LED backlighting for low power consumption and better energy efficiency. The screen also has a 16:9 aspect ratio and a 1600 x 900 native resolution, which allows you to play 720p HD content natively without scaling. The screen also has an anti-reflective finish to reduce glare so you can play in brightly lit environments with ease. You can also output video to an external display via the HDMI port.
The system is powered by a 2.2GHz quad-core Intel Core i7-4702MQ processor. The i7-4702MQ is a fourth generation Haswell CPU from Intel, which requires low voltage and improves battery life. The MSI GE40 also has 8GB of 1600MHz DDR3 RAM, a 750GB 7200rpm hard drive, a SuperMulti DVD Burner, a 3-in-1 media card reader, 10/100/1000Mbps Gigabit Ethernet, 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, an integrated webcam and microphone. There are also built-in stereo speakers with Sound Blaster technology.
Windows 8 is the installed operating system. Windows 8 replaces the traditional Start menu with an innovative Start screen. The Start screen features tiles, which provide notifications in real-time. Windows 8 also focuses more on cloud storage as well as apps, which can be downloaded from the Windows Store. Windows 8 provides a unique user experience that differs from previous versions of Windows.
- Quad-Core Haswell Intel Core i7 Performance
- This MSI computer houses a low voltage Haswell Intel Core i7-4702MQ processor. Its quad cores can reach a stock speed of 2.2GHz. The processor can also be overclocked up to 3.2GHz, thanks to Intel Turbo Boost 2.0 technology. With a dedicated 6MB L3 cache, 8GB of 1600MHz DDR3 RAM and Intel Hyper-Threading technology, you'll be able to multitask between applications quickly and efficiently
- NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760M Graphics
- Built for a visually stunning gaming experience, the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760M arms you with industry-leading technologies including DirectX 11 support, dynamic PhysX effects, CUDA, and more. Based on NVIDIA's Kepler GPU architecture, the GeForce GTX 760M provides optimal performance per watt. The SMX streaming multiprocessor is twice as efficient as the prior geneartion and the new geometry engine draws triangles twice as fast. The result is reliable performance, power efficiency and high image quality
- 14" HD+ Anti-Reflective Display
- The 14" HD+ display utilizes LED backlighting for high image quality and low power consumption. The screen has a 16:9 aspect ratio and a 1600 x 900 native resolution, which is allows you to play 720p HD content natively without scaling. While on the go, you'll most likely find yourself in a brightly lit environment. The MSI GE40 has an anti-reflective display to reduce glare so you'll still be able to play your favorite games wherever you are. If you prefer to play on a big screen, you can output to an external display via the HDMI port
- Stay Connected
- For online multiplayer, the slightest bit of lag will throw off your game. That's why this MSI GE40 has a 10/100/1000Mbps Gigabit Ethernet RJ-45 jack to ensure you have the support for a fast wired Internet connection. If you're going mobile, the GE40 also supports 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi for wireless online gaming. There is also Bluetooth support so you can connect a Bluetooth-compliant mouse or gamepad wirelessly to your MSI GE40
- AMP Up Your Audio
- Amplify your headset sound output with a built-in audio amplifier chip for increased fidelity and a true surround sound experience wherever you're gaming
- The Redesigned Start Screen
- Windows 8 introduces a new Start screen, which has all the information you need in one place. The traditional Windows desktop screen has been replaced with a tablet style design featuring tiles. Tiles are customizable as well as update in real time. News, weather forecasts, sports, contacts, apps and more are available for you to use. It's all right there on the Start screen
- To the Cloud
- With Windows 8, when signed in using your Microsoft account, you'll have instant access to your personal Start screen, themes, language preferences, browsing history and browser favorites. You can also connect to services such as Microsoft Outlook, Facebook, Linkedin, Twitter and more
- Windows Store
- In the Windows Store, you can search for or browse thousands of apps. Choose from the featured apps or grab one of the most frequently downloaded apps to see what all the hype is all about. You can also see how other people rate apps. For certain apps, you can try it out before you buy it so you can make sure you absolutely want an app before you spend your hard-earned money on it